2017 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want To Miss

2017 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want To Miss

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2017 Project Management Conferences You Won't Want to Miss

In case you are trying to attend a challenge administration convention this yr, likelihood is there's something shut by that may attraction to you. I’ve compiled this in depth record of conferences each native to me within the UK and around the globe. Use this fast hyperlink menu under (on the primary full article web page) to leap to the related portion of the yr.

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January to March 2017

12th Worldwide Venture Administration Convention: Tehran, Iran, 12-13 February 2017

The IIPMC is organized by Aryana Industrial and Analysis Group and PMI. It should have subjects targeted on strategic challenge administration, PM methods, challenge organisation and information administration, and trendy developments within the subject. They anticipate over 1600 researchers, undertaking managers, and practitioners to attend the 2017 convention.

PMI Sweden Ardour of Tasks: Malmö, Sweden 13-14 March 2017

The PMI Sweden is an occasion with inspiring audio system, skilled colleagues, and corporations in several sectors gathered with the objective of sharing their information and expertise in venture, portfolio, and programme administration.

Plus, Malmö is a stunning metropolis. I used to be there for the Oredev conference a couple of years in the past.

Malmö Sweden

Lilla Torg in Malmö. That is the way it appeared once I was there in 2012.

SPMI Symposium: Singapore, 16-17 March, 2017/h3>

The theme this yr is “Strategic Venture Administration: Higher Enterprise Leads to Unsure Financial system.” The Symposium will spotlight strategic venture administration for higher enterprise outcomes, financial system outlook and business efficiency, and making certain profession progress in difficult environments. Very topical!

RICS and APM Venture Management Convention: London, UK, 28 March 2017

On the time of writing there aren’t many particulars about this yr’s RICS project management conference. The theme will probably be Collaboration in Venture Management, and they're partnering with the APM as in earlier years.

For those who work in property (RICS is the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, however I don’t assume they're recognized by that identify at this time) then this can be a nice convention to get some specialist perception into the challenges of that business.


April to June 2017

Variety in Challenge Administration: s’-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands, 10-11 April, 2017

The IPMA and CKC Seminars might be internet hosting the primary International Conference on Diversity in Project Management – yey!

The main target is on gender as one of many largest challenges within the area of challenge administration (do you agree?). There may even be discussions on different forms of variety together with variety in considering type and behavioural type.

Sounds very fascinating.

International Scrum Gathering: San Diego, CA, 10-12 April 2017

This conference undoubtedly has a California theme: Wanting Again, Wanting Ahead – Surf the Tides of Change. The main target shall be on ardour and what can happen when individuals collaborate. There's a new Scrum for Hardware monitor this yr that may embrace shows, hands-on workshops and training.

I’m not an Agile professional by an means but when Scrum is your wheelhouse, this might be a very good occasion to get to.

APM Challenge Administration Convention: London, UK, 27 April 2017

APM is all the time an distinctive occasion and I’ve spoken at it up to now (not final yr, although. You possibly can learn my write up of the 2016 conference here). This yr’s theme is Making the Mould – Rework, Diversify, Revolutionise. The convention will take a look at the fixed state of accelerating change on the earth and what meaning for the way forward for undertaking administration.

It's being held on the Barbican Centre in London which could be very simply accessible. You do not want to be a member of APM to attend.

Worldwide Scientific Convention on Undertaking Administration: Riga, Latvia, 27-28 April 2017

The conference takes place in Latvia, however the official language is English. Its focus is on discussing scientific analysis associated to undertaking administration points and to encourage networking between professionals within the business.

I feel occasions like this are displaying how numerous the undertaking administration group is. We’ve come a great distance since Henry Gantt.

PMI EMEA International Congress: Rome, Italy, 1-Three Might 2017

Three days of professional improvement with a whole lot of challenge, programme, and portfolio managers from around the globe. Day by day themes will embrace international tendencies and shifts within the business. This conference will happen on the Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Inns & Resorts.

Final yr’s PMI EMEA Congress was in Barcelona. You will get a really feel for what the occasion is like by watching my video diary from my time there in 2016.

Agile and Past: Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, Four-5 Might 2017

I figured I ought to embrace a couple of extra Agile occasions this yr!

The Agile and Beyond conference is totally volunteer-driven and dedicated to Agile and product improvement. Now in it’s fourth yr it'll happen on the Eagle Crest Convention and Occasion Middle.

The schedule is just not out but for this yr, however you possibly can take a look at earlier yr’s schedules to get an concept of what is going to be introduced.

eVa22: London, UK, 17-18 Might 2017

Brexibility is the theme of this year’s conference that focuses on venture controls.

Belief Steve Wake to provide you with one thing thought-provoking and topical for his convention.

This yr marks its 22nd yr (sure, actually!). It’s one of many longest operating conferences that I do know of. They all the time supply all kinds of talks – it isn’t nearly earned worth.

It all the time has a singular really feel to it and the staff make it very entertaining. There's even a candlelit dinner. It takes place on the lovely Armourers’ Corridor close to Moorgate station.

Elizabeth Harrin speaking at EVA 2015

Elizabeth Harrin talking at EVA 2015

PMO Convention UK: London, UK, 7 June 2017

Utterly targeted on all issues PMO, this one day event options skilled audio system, an exhibition with PMO services, plus the change to attach with different professionals within the business. It's being held at and so forth.venues at St. Paul’s, centrally situated in London.

IRNOP 2017: Boston, MA, 11-14 June 2017

The theme this yr is The Trendy Challenge: Mindsets, Toolsets, and Theoretical Frameworks. This would be the first time the IRNOP conference shall be held in the USA. It's being hosted by Boston College Metropolitan School, who themselves are well-known for the PM schooling programmes.

Ladies in Challenge Administration Management: Denver, USA, Summer time 2017

PMI Mile Hi Chapter will probably be internet hosting an occasion summer time 2017.

This was briefly featured in one of many PMI magazines and I made a observe to seek out out extra. Sadly, on the time of writing there isn’t rather more to say. Keep tuned for extra particulars and in case you are within the Mile Hello Chapter, be happy to let me know instantly what you have got deliberate!


July to September 2017

Ladies in Agile: Orlando, USA, 6 August 2017

This at some point occasion is held earlier than Agile 2017. The #WomenInAgile portion will doubtless be on Sunday, August 6, 2017. Once more, not masses to report on this proper now, nevertheless it’s one thing one among our Inspiring Ladies in Challenge Administration interviewees, Natalie Warnert, is concerned with and she or he makes it sound like an unmissable occasion if you will get to Florida.

Agile 2017: Orlando, USA, 7-11 August 2017

This yr’s occasion is being held at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida. The Agile conference is devoted to furthering Agile rules and providing a venue for individuals and concepts to satisfy and develop. There will probably be attendees from over 40 nations in attendance.

PMINZ Challenge Administration Convention 2017: Christchurch, New Zealand, 20-22 September 2017

Hosted by the PMI New Zealand Chapter the 2017 occasion doesn't have any particulars but, so look ahead to this publish to be up to date.


October to December 2017

Dubai Worldwide Venture Administration Discussion board: Dubai

There are not any particulars for 2017, however final yr’s occasion was held in October and it’s more likely to be across the similar time. It's largest project management event within the area and is quick getting a fame for being a substantive occasion.

Digital PM Summit: Las Vegas, USA, 15-17 October 2017

The Digital PM Summit is likely one of the greatest organised and most welcoming occasions I've ever attended. They made being a speaker and delegate really easy, and the environment was very pleasant. This can be a good occasion to go to for those who haven’t been to many conferences and are a bit nervous concerning the networking a part of the bigger occasions.

The convention is being held on the M Resort and has an non-compulsory Workshop Day on 18 October 2017. There are restricted particulars introduced at current, so watch this area for updates. I simply know that with the staff behind this occasion that it will be superior.

I spoke on the DPM Summit in San Antonio in 2016 and you may watch my video diaries from Day 1 and Day 2.

2017 AIPM Nationwide Convention: Melbourne, Australia, October 2017

The Australian Institute of Project Management has their annual convention in Melbourne this yr. Particulars to comply with.

PMI International Convention: Chicago, USA, 26-30 October 2017

The PMI Global Congress North America and PMI Leadership Institute Meeting have mixed this yr to create a bigger and broader occasion for attendees. It's being held at McCormick Place, which could be very near downtown Chicago so it is best to have the ability to slot in some touristy issues too if the fixed barrage of PM talks begins to get an excessive amount of.

I haven’t been to a PMI North America occasion because the boys have been born however I might say this can be a flagship convention, with a tremendous environment and an enormous breadth of subjects coated. Don’t be fooled into considering that it is just for individuals from the USA – there might be dozens of nationalities represented.

Worldwide Venture Administration Day: On-line, 2 November 2017

This can be a virtual conference with reside periods together with 25 video shows and 5 keynotes. No want to go away your workplace or your house to attend this one!

PMO Symposium: Houston, USA, 5-Eight November 2017

Save the date for this one, as there are not any particulars simply but.

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